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                               ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

                                 WESTERN REGION

                               Los Angeles Office

                       18000 Studebaker Road., Suite 660

                               Cerritos, CA 90703

                                 (562) 860-7474

                                 March 28, 2012

   EPI Limited Partnership

   Fullerton, CA

                         NOTICE OF UNLICENSED OPERATION

   Case Number: EB-FIELDWR-12-00001143

   Document Number: W201232900006

   The Los Angeles Office received information that an unlicensed broadcast
   radio station on 1680 kHz was allegedly operating in Fullerton,
   California. On January 30, 2012,  agents from this office confirmed by
   direction finding techniques that radio signals on frequency 1680 kHz were
   emanating from the property at  1370 Brea Blvd., Suite 205, Fullerton, CA
   92835.  On February 29, 2012, the agents re-visited the above address and
   confirmed that the signals were still emanating from that location. 
   Public records list you as the owner of the property. The Commission's
   records show that no license was issued for operation of a broadcast
   station at this location on 1680 kHz  in Fullerton, CA.  

   Radio stations must be licensed by the FCC pursuant to 47 U.S.C. S: 301.
   The only exception to this licensing requirement is for certain
   transmitters using or operating at a power level that complies with the
   standards established in Part 15 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R.
   S:S:  15.1 et seq. The  field strength of the signal  on frequency  1680
   kHz was measured at 17,900  microvolts per meter (uV/m) at 60 meters,
   which exceeded the maximum permitted level of 14.3  uV/m (24000/1680) at
   30 meters established in Section 15.209(a) of the Rules (see 47 C.F.R. S:

   Another exception for some transmitters operating in the 510 kHz to 1705
   kHz band is found in 47 C.F.R. S: 15.219. Specifically, Section 15.219(b)
   of the Rules states "the total length of the transmission line, antenna
   and ground lead (if used) shall not exceed 3 meters" (see 47 C.F.R. S:
   15.219(b)). During their investigation on February 29, 2012, the agents
   determined that the ground lead was connected to a cable that ran down the
   length of the antenna tower, thereby, increasing the total length of the
   antenna, transmission line, and ground lead well beyond 3 meters. This
   installation violated Section 15.219(b) of the Rules. During that
   inspection, the agents observed that the ground lead at a point close to
   the street level had been cut, leaving the line at its original length,
   but not physically connected to the ground. This configuration will also
   violate Section 15.219(b) of the Rules as the total length of the antenna,
   transmission line, and the lead, attached to the transmitter, exceeded 3

   You are hereby warned that operation of radio transmitting equipment
   without a valid radio station authorization constitutes a violation of the
   Federal laws cited above and could subject the operator of this illegal
   operation to severe penalties, including, but not limited to, substantial
   monetary forfeitures, in rem arrest action against the offending radio
   equipment, and criminal sanctions including imprisonment. (See 47 U.S.C.
   S:S: 401, 501, 503 and 510).


   You have ten (10) days from the date of this notice to respond to this
   notice, and to supplement your response to the on-scene notice issued to
   you on February 29, 2012, with any evidence that you have authority to
   operate granted by the FCC. Your response should be sent to the address in
   the letterhead and reference the listed case and document number. Under
   the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3), we are informing you that
   the Commission's staff will use all relevant material information before
   it to determine what, if any, enforcement action is required to ensure
   your compliance with FCC Rules. This will include any information that you
   disclose in your reply.

   You may contact this office if you have any questions.

   Nader Haghighat

   District Director

   Los Angeles Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau


   Excerpts from the Communications Act of 1934, As Amended

   Enforcement Bureau, "Inspection Fact Sheet," March 2005